low carbon economy, Roadmaps, Sustainability Research
Excerpt:The Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam is dedicated to integrated, trans-disciplinary and international research on energy policy, climate change, earth system science and social sustainability. They will shortly appoint a Project Leader to their team. ...
RESCUE Press Event on “European Response to Grand Challenges in Sustainability Research” in Brussels, Belgium
Excerpt:A Press Event of the ESF-COST foresight initiative “Responses to Environmental and Societal Challenges for our Unstable Earth” (RESCUE) will take place in the International Press Centre, Brussels, Belgium, on 16 February, 2012. ...
Excerpt:According to updated data published by the European Environment Agency (EEA) several carmakers need to make their fleets even more carbon-efficient in order to meet 2012 CO2 emissions target. ...
Excerpt:The Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) calls for fellowship positions for a "Transdisciplinary Panel on Energy Change" in the scientific cluster of the Executive Director, Prof. Klaus Töpfer. They are searching for three experts from social sciences, natural sciences and the law disciplines. ...
Excerpt:The overarching aim of the conference is to place existing scientific knowledge of environment and society within the context of relevant EU environmental legislation, and vice versa. The common theme is: "How can we ensure that the research agenda and policy solutions are sufficiently holistic to address the complex issues" ...
European Environment and Sustainable Development Advisory Councils (EEAC) Working Group Energy Workshop
Excerpt:At the workshop, national and regional Environment and Sustainable Development Councils will present recent reports on the necessary transition of energy systems. There will also be a panel discussion with representatives of the European Parliament, the Commission, industry and the councils on the respective policy approach at European level. ...
Excerpt:The RESCUE foresight initiative, a joint COST-ESF "Frontiers of Science" initative, aims to help Europe in addressing scientific and societal challenges that are related to global environmental change. The Conference will conclude the main RESCUE workplan, and present and discuss the main findings with a range of stakeholders.
Excerpt:This seminar seeks to examine where and how resources need to be secured and which public strategy can promote an effective low carbon economy. It will address the question what role the government can play in promoting growth in green sectors. Also, the links between the British Government’s Work Programme, BIS, DECC and others will be identified.